Daily Pondering

Those who control their tongue will have a long life. Opening your mouth will ruin you. Being quick at the tongue is not necessarily a good thing, although most think it's the way to be. Silence at times holds far more weight and respect than being verbal.www.embraceu.comwww.facebook.com/tonekapires...more

Fuel Your Workouts

 You must fuel your workouts with healthy meals that incorporate lean protein, carbs and good fat. Many of us make the mistake of working out and not eating thinking that we will lose weight faster. Although you may lose the weight, you will ALSO burn muscle which defeats the purpose. Why not lose the weight and maintain and or develop lean muscle? I cannot stress enough how much the food you eat is so important! Practice good habits! Sample meal after workout: Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken. ...more

Pondering Quote of the Day

Don’t go through life concerned with what people think about you. It takes an enormous amount of energy to change their opinion.  ...more

Pondering Quote of the Day

   Acknowledge today as the new beginning and commit yourself to cleansing your life of clutter, negativity and anything that has you held back. -Toneka ...more

Motivation Monday!

Develop wisdom, perception and rationality. You will begin to see the world as it really is. – TonekaVisit www.embraceu.com for motivational tips and everything you need to know about nutrition! You can also find me on www.facebook.com/tonekapires and www.twitter.com/tonekapires      ...more

Skin Tip Tuesday

  Welcome to Skin Tip Tuesday! Having difficulties with breakouts? Try this at home recipe with food that you have in your own kitchen to help remove pimples fast! Try this recipe and let me know what you think! Honey mix for breakouts.  1 tsp of organic honey 1 tsp of cinnamon. ...more
@victorias_view Awesome! Thanks for the tip....I will def try that as well!more

Motivation Monday

 Today is self-appreciation day. Appreciate what you have, appreciate your dreams, appreciate your accomplishments, and appreciate your being. Today sets the tone for your week. Make it a great day, make it a productive week! If you have not been sticking to a healthy eating plan like you wanted to, make today the day. No fast food, no cakes, cookies, no chips, no junk food in general. Try this sample daily menu to help you out!  Meal 1: 2 eggs with slice of wheat toast. Drink 8 oz water...more

Embrace Nutrition-Wacky Snack Wednesday!

 Welcome to Wacky Snack Wednesday! Every Wednesday I will share a healthy, vitamin packed snack or healthy meal for you to try. It's all about variety! Please feel free to comment and let me know your thoughts on these snacks or if you have any recipes that you would love to share. I would love to hear from you and blog about any recipes and or snacks that you may have! Almond butter and Strawberry Smoothie Serves 4 ...more

Embrace Nutrition-Skin Tip Tuesday

For clean radiant skin. Wash your face with a mild cleanser. Once complete plash your face with cold coconut water (keep in fridge). By doing so, you will give your skin a natural looking glow! Do this once a week. Try and let me know what you think!...more

Benefits of Brown Rice

Toneka Pires Brown rice is more nutritious than white rice. Brown rice is loaded with antioxidants, potassium, thiamine, niacin, fiber and vitamin E. It's all about healthier options! Try to incorporate more brown rice in your diet today!Delicious Grilled Chicken and Brown Rice Recipe2 cups cooked brown rice...more